Published September 19, 2018
An article on MSN about how to tell a parent that their child is a bully interviews Amanda Nickerson, director of UB’s Alberti Center for Bullying Abuse Prevention and professor of counseling, school and educational psychology in the UB Graduate School of Education. “Bullying experts typically do not recommend approaching the parent of the child bullying because there is a strong likelihood that the parent will not believe it and/or will be defensive, and it will not improve the situation,” she said, adding that if the bullying is happening at school, she recommends addressing it with the teacher, a counselor or the principal.
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